Orthopedics - Fox Pediatric Congenital Spinal Deformity Study
Condition or Therapy:
Spinal Fusion in patients with congenital scoliosis
What is the goal of this study?
The primary objectives of this study are to study and analyze the clinical, radiographic and patient-reported outcomes of all current surgical procedures along with the incidence of complications associated with these same procedures.
Secondary objectives include: (i) to identify the indications for the surgical procedure in each patient; (ii) report on the clinical, radiographic and patient-reported outcomes of each patient; (iii) characterize the perioperative and postoperative complications associated with all procedures and the effect of complications on ultimate surgical outcomes; (iv) identify the risk factors for the development of complications; and (v) to develop an algorithm and treatment guidelines for dissemination.
Who can join the study?
- Patients with congenital scoliosis 1 to 20 years old undergoing spinal fusion at Seattle Children’s
What will happen if my child takes part in this study?
- Patients enrolled at preoperative visit
- Health information will be collected from all clinic visits and surgeries
- Deidentified patient data will be entered into the Setting Scoliosis Straight Foundation’s database
- Families complete questionnaires at the preoperative visit as well as 1 and 2 year follow-up visits. Clinical photos of spine also taken at these visits
Who can I contact for more information?
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